Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

One of the biggest questions that religions seek to answer is "How can I be right with God?" That's the question of salvation. Let's take a look at what Mormons believe about it.

Key Points:

  • Mormons Believe There Are Two Kinds of Salvation: Immortality and Exaltation
  • Mormons Believe People Are Saved by Grace Plus Obedience
  • Mormons Believe There Is a Second Chance for Salvation in the Next Life

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. Have you ever been rescued from some difficult life situation (great or small)? What happened?
  4. Which aspects of Mormon salvation are dependent on a rescuer (Savior) and which are not? Explain. (See The Mormon view of atonement.)
  5. What are some ways you have noticed that Mormons use familiar words but with different meanings? (See Mormonism’s language barrier.)
  6. Read Ephesians 2:8-10. What role does faith play in salvation? What role do good works play?
  7. Why do you think people have trouble accepting salvation by God’s grace alone, through faith alone?
  8. What elements of the Mormon view of salvation do you think people might find the most appealing? Why?
  9. What elements of the biblical view of salvation do you think people might find the most appealing? Why?
  10. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the What Mormons Believe series.